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World Cups are, in whatever sport, intended to provide a stage on which the finest talent on the planet can showcase their skill. These competitions pool the elite, thrust them into battle, and let them slug it out until one ultimate victor emerges triumphant. In white-ball cricketing terms, England have been top dogs as of late and they are looking to hold onto their crown.

Captains are always the key players in a successful Cricket World Cup campaign. Be it Imran Khan winning it for Pakistan in 1992, with his confidence and the belief in youngsters, Arjuna Ranatunga leading from the front in 1996 World Cup, Ricky Ponting showing the way in 2003 World Cup or MS Dhoni playing a decisive knock in the Final of the 2011 World Cup

There are a number of players participating in the mega event for the first time. Plenty of them have featured in the internationals before but are yet to put their mark on a global event. Previous tournaments have produced heroes like Kevin O'Brien, Mashrafe Murtaza and Lasith Malinga and the upcoming World Cup will surely see some known talents making a buzz

Who likes controversies and comparisons? Everyone does. When done with objectivity and the desire to listen to reason, comparisons can yield the best results. However, in sports, objectivity is a myth, as every true fan will most likely hold on to their beliefs and preferences during comparisons. Today, we have compared Cricket and Football and give our opinion on which is more interesting.

The 2023 Cricket World Cup is the highlight of the year in the sport, and it is set to be another exciting tournament. It begins on October 5, and it will be played through to the final on November 19. Here is a look at everything you need to know about the competition

Having got off their campaign to a brilliant start after decimating Pakistan in their first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, West Indies stuttered badly and were in dire need of a win when they came across New Zealand in the 29th match of the competition, played at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester.